Obey all court orders or three won’t be Elected in 2023 AA tells INEC
From: Femi Mustapha, Kaduna
Attn: News Editor
The Action Alliance Party
Yesterday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to comply with the various orders of courts directing the Electoral body to take a decision in respect of conflicts over candidates submitted by some political parties.
The party. National chairman of the party, Dr Adekunle Rufai Omoaje stated this in a statement made available to the media in Kaduna yesterday.
Dr. Omoaje said INEC should obey the said orders if it’s serious about conducting any elections in 2923.
According him to the Party AA like any others political Parties presented a Submission of Court of Appeal Judgment Dated the 11th Day of November 22in which the Court of Appeal affirmed the expulsion/suspension of Barrister Kenneth Udeze from the party Action Alliance.
“We had on the 12th day of August, 2022 forwarded to INEC the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division in which the Court of Appeal affirmed the expulsion/suspension of Barrister Kenneth Udeze from the party Action Alliance.
The Party added that
On the 6th day of October, 2022, they forwarded another judgment of the Federal High Court Abeokuta delivered on the 8th day of September, 2022. To the Commission.
“The above judgment of the Federal High Court Abuja was appealed by the Kenneth Udeze faction of the Action Alliance in the appeal Action Alliance Vs. INEC 2 Ors appeal number CA/IB/378/2022. The Court of Appeal on 11th November, 2022 affirmed the expulsion of Kenneth Udeze. A copy of the judgment is enclosed
“On the 4th day of November 2022, we had forwarded another judgment of the Federal High Court Abeokuta which had directed that INEC should allow the Omo-Aje executive to upload its candidates for the 2023 general elections. The letter is equally enclosed.
“Unfortunately, INEC has not given to us, it’s number to enable us upload our candidates for the 2023 elections on the INEC portal despite these plethora of judgments.
“May we again urge and ask that we be obliged with your pin to enable us upload our candidates. The elections are already upon us,” He said
Dr. Omoaje added that AA like any others parties with judgments from the court will ensure that INEC obey such Court orders and do the needful for free and fair elections to take place in 2023.
He therefore called on the INEC Chairman and stakeholders to prove the integrity of the Commission by obeying the various court orders presented to INEC